Dhawalagiri Zone,Mustang District

September 14, 2008 at 10:17 am Leave a comment

Mustang District

Mustang District, a part of Dhawalagiri Zone, is one of the seventy-five districts of Nepal, a landlocked country of South Asia. The district, with Jomsom as its headquarters, covers an area of 3,573km² and has a population (2001) of 14,981.

The district lies across the Himalayas in the Tibetan plateau and encloses the Lho Mang Thang, a small kingdom under one of the few Nepalese principality titular kings, King Jigme Palwar Bista. The district is famous for Muktinath (a popular Hindu pilgrimage site), its apples and distilled product Marpha brandy.

Mustang District

Map of with Mustang District highlighted

Area 3,573km² km²

Population (2001)

Density 14,981 • /km²

Time zone NPT (UTC+5:45)

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Entry filed under: Dhawalagiri Zone.

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